Scentcillo Blog

Information on essential oils, diffuser recipes, creating moods with scent, scent styling and design.

Our sense of smell still remains the most neglected of our senses. The aim of this blog is to act as a catalyst to increase awareness of the role played by our sense of smell and aromas in how our home functions and makes us feel and how scent is an important part of our history, culture, identity and the way we live our life.

Let's educate our nose and be enriched by the experience!

How to diffuse essential oil scents to set the mood for every room of your home

How to diffuse essential oil scents to set the mood for every room of your home

Do you ever diffuse essential oils to unwind after a long day or to get going in the morning? Have you ever walked into someone's home and felt instantly at ease?

Home Scenting with Essential Oils for Winter

Home scenting with essential oils for Winter

Winter is a time where we spend more time indoors and seek warmth and comfort from our home. Diffusing essential oils assists in creating a dynamic and cheery ambience , makes our space feel cosy and comfortable and keeps it smelling fresh.

On the spice trail - Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) essential oil

Cinnamon sticks

True cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), today a well known and much used spice, was once the stuff of legend - an ancient, esteemed and sought after aromatic in the spice trade.

Rose geranium (Pelargonium x asperum) essential oil - celebrating the feminine

Rose geranium (Pelargonium sp.) flower

The Pelargonium genus contains a vast array of flowering plants, many of them native to the countries on the southern tip of Africa. The name geranium is a little confusing as true geraniums belong to a different species.

Smellscaping and smellwalking Australia

Eucalyptus flowers

Scent is an important though neglected part of how we perceive an environment with our senses. Aromas, whether they are part of an urban or rural landscape, identify a place, having the ability to be immediately evocative, emotional and meaningful.

Have yourself a very sensory Christmas

Have yourself a very sensory Christmas

The celebration of Christmas involves intense and vivid sensory stimulation, whether it be the aroma of meals or drinks fragrant with herbs and spices, festive music, blinking lights or the bright red and green combination or silver and gold hues of